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What positive people do

Positive people don’t wait for life to turn out the way you want, before they can start enjoying it. They don’t worry about problems and obstacles, but set out to find ways to solve them. They possess certain character traits that help them to relate to life in a different way, and therefore, feel better and happier. This is what makes them leaders.

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Calm Down!

So the big day is here and you have to present that important speech.  You’ve done everything that you can do to ready yourself for it.  You picked the topic, did the research, wrote the speech, and have practised so much you feel you’re beginning to sound like a parrot.   But still you are nervous.   In fact you’re so nervous you think you could botch the whole thing up. Calm down!

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How we evolve as speakers

Last night I presented to my Toastmasters’ Club a speech which I called, The White Room.  This speech was of a spiritual-philosophical nature and the type of presentation I would have shied away from giving in my earlier Toastmaster days.   Now, I can step up and present such subject matter.

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How to be a contest judge

How does one judge a contest? That’s an interesting question. However, the answer to that is hard to find. This is why we decided to attend the Judges Training Program on the 26th of July at the Sri Lanka Tourism Board auditorium. It was here that Toastmaster Niroshan Nadarajh, the former chief judge of District 82 answered this question.  

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The happenings of the CEO Breakfast Briefing

The number of corporate clubs in District 82 is growing at an exponential rate. This is a clear indication of private and public sector organisations in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu, India embracing the Toastmasters movement to reap the benefits of the programme for corporate executives.

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